“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.”—J.R.R. Tolkien
“The brave man is not the one without fear, but the one who does what he must despite being afraid.
To succeed, you must be willing to risk total failure; you must learn this.”—Raymond E Feist, The King’s Buccaneer
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.”—Mark Twain
“If you always put limits on what you can do, physical or anything else, it’ll spread over into the rest of your life. It’ll spread into your work, into your morality, into your entire being. There are no limits. There are plateaus, but you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you. A man must constantly exceed his level.”—Bruce Lee
“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice that which we are, for what we could become.”—
“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.”—Bruce Lee
“All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible.”—T.E. Lawrence
“The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last.
Stone crumbles. wood rots. people, well, they die.
But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.”—Chuck Palahniuk